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What's the best type of shampoo for oily hair?

Answer by:
Karyn Grossman, MD

Dermatologist, WebMD Medical Expert
St. John's Hospital

Astringents like tea tree oil, citrus oil, rosemary, sage, stinging nettle, and chamomile will help soak up oil in the follicle. Clear shampoos are often a better choice because they contain fewer conditioners that can leave a greasy residue.

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